Barriers to student computer usage: staff and student perceptions

@article{McMahon1999BarriersTS,
  title={Barriers to student computer usage: staff and student perceptions},
  author={J. McMahon and John A. Gardner and C. Gray and Gerry Mulhern},
  journal={J. Comp. Assisted Learning},
  year={1999},
  volume={15},
  pages={302-311}
}
Ensuring that all graduates are able to exploit new technologies is a primary goal of all UK universities and a variety of assumptions have underpinned policies designed to promote this goal. This paper explores some of these assumptions through the findings of a longitudinal study involving a cohort of over 800 university students. The study adopted a student perspective to examine the factors affecting their use of computers over a three year period. Unsurprisingly, the results indicated that… CONTINUE READING

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